- Of, relating to, or characteristic of sugar or saccharin; sweet. (adjective)
- Having a cloyingly sweet attitude, tone, or character: a saccharine smile. (adjective)
- Excessively sentimental: "It was enough for him to rely on sentiment . . . and saccharine assertions about The Home” ( Kate Millett). (adjective)
- Excessively sweet; sugary (adjective)
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- Of, relating to, of the nature of, or containing sugar or saccharin (adjective)
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